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Hale Koa Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
2055 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Hale Koa Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This being a strictly military hotel, you don't expect the awe inspiring feel this establishment creates. You are right on beautiful Waikiki beach but away from the commercial feel of the big name hotel next door. That is one of my absolute favorite things about this hotel. It truly enhances the magic that is Hawaii. The open air check in... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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123 reviews 123 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a Military Only hotel. Is it beachside and beautiful. Parking deck next door keeps your car close. AWESOME beach bar open late into the night. We were here for a party in the ballroom, but we walked all over the hotel before going back to our room. There is a small Mini Mart downstairs for snacks and other... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a week at this resort. It was a terrifi experience! The staff was so pleasant and warm. The customer service was amazing. Everyone smiled and went out of their way to answer any questions. There are several restaurants which cater from snacks to full service. One restaurant serves a buffet for breakfast and dinner. There is a wonderful beach... More 

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seattle
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful experience. Also did the luau. Rooms are large. Ours overlooked the park,so we saw all the military parade formations. White pigeons visited us on our balcony. Restaurant was delicious. Drinks on wikiki beach only $7. What a deal.

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Elbert, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When the military ran the hotel it was for the military. Now it is in business for the tourist dollar. Hardly any of the visitors around the pool at any given time are military. Sunday brunch and the luau are the same. Can't hey a room with military ID because they ate having conventions. Sad! !!!!

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Salt Spring Island
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I know, I know.....staying here is a privilege for active and retired military, so I should be thankful. However, I do feel that the hotel could spiff up their service and quality. The food is mediocre and the rooms and lanai's need updating.

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here while visiting my brother who is currently an active military recruiter in Honolulu. The hotel was wonderful and the staff were very kind and accommodating. The room was nice and proximity to Waikiki beach and the city is incomparable. Everybody we encountered was in a good mood! We were sad to leave. I highly recommend this property... More 

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Tallahassee
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm retired USAF and have been reading/hearing about this property for years. Well worth the visit! Perfect location on Waikiki Beach, lovely views, scrumptious food, fun and informative luau, knowledgeable and always helpful service personnel. Beautiful hotel and grounds. Just a perfect vacation in every aspect. Highly recommended!

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Topsham, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was able to come back to the Hale Koa after a 10 year absence. Was happy to know that the service hasn't changed. Very friendly staff. Always someone available for any issues or questions. Room was nice. A bit dated. I would say it's time for a bit if s facelift and I believe they are doing that. One of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we are not Military we dont get the pleasure of staying in this great location, however when in Waikiki we often drop in off the sand for a bite and a drink or to use the beautiful green spaces for the kids to run free. Great location on one of the nicer and quieter parts of the beach without... More 

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